The Art Project:

Student Show Scholarship

The Art Project (formerly Bainbridge Arts & Crafts) offers three scholarships to graduating seniors: The Pauli Family Scholarship ($2,000), The Rosalyn Gale Powell Scholarship ($1,000), and The Pauli & George Dennis Scholarship ($1,000). All scholarships are awarded to a student who demonstrates excellence in one or more mediums. 

Any graduating senior who resides on Bainbridge Island or attends Bainbridge High School or Eagle Harbor High School, and who plans to continue the study of art in college, may apply. 

Scholarship judges are professional artists who are represented by The Art Project, and who volunteer their time. Their decisions are made on the basis of mastery of medium, creativity, presentation, and artist statement. 


Step One: Submit an application online by clicking here or the button below.

Following submission, you will receive an email confirmation as proof of your submission.

DEADLINE: Applications are due by end of day Tuesday, April 24. 

Step Two: Present a display of your work 

On Wednesday, May 2, arrange a display of your work in the space provided in BHS Room 112. You are eligible for consideration for all three scholarships. Please choose no more than 10 pieces of artwork that represent you and your artist’s statement. If you have questions about display space, please speak with Ms. Rowland at BHS. 

Important jury notes: 

    •    You will set up your work between 3:00 and 4:00 pm. on Wednesday, May 2. 

    •    No students will be admitted to the room during the jurying. 

    •    All artwork must be picked up on Thursday morning, May 3, before 8:30 am.


Scholarship winners will be contacted by The Art Project within three business days of judging. Winners will officially be announced at the reception for the High School Spring Arts Festival exhibition in the Bainbridge High School Library on May 10, at 6:00 pm.
Scholarships will be officially presented at the Senior Awards Ceremony in the Bainbridge High School Commons on June 14, at 7:00 pm.


Checks will be written directly to the recipient’s college or university and mailed to the registrar. It is the student’s responsibility to tell The Art Project where to direct payment. At least two weeks prior to registration, please provide the following information to TAP Business Manager John Donbeck,

    •    Proof of enrollment 

    •    Student ID number 

    •    Address where TAP can direct payment.

Before checks are sent to your new school, scholarship winners must also write a letter of acknowledgement and thanks to the scholarship provider.

You will also be expected to send a note sometime during the school year briefly reporting on art classes and experiences that have made a particular impression. We want to know how you are doing!

All written correspondence should be mailed or e-mailed to Programming and Outreach Director Georgia Browne at The Art Project, 151 Winslow Way East, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110, or